WonkTalk: The White House’s war on smoking

Sarah Kliff and Brad Plumer discuss President Obama's proposal to increase the federal tax on cigarettes from $1.01 to $1.95 a pack. This isn't the first anti-smoking proposal that's come out of this White House.


--How Obama’s tobacco tax would drive down smoking rates

--Funding preschool with a cigarette tax is unsustainable.

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